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Opposition to projects is overwhelming

Paul McMorrow’s Oct. 30 op-ed column, “More identity politics in Jamaica Plain,” shows that, when looking at development issues in Jamaica Plain, he’s using the wrong end of the telescope. He claims that the opposition to two development projects on South Huntington Avenue is from “one group of residents.” Nothing could be further from the truth.

Neither of these projects can be built without variances from the zoning code, and, if built, they would add almost 400 high-end rental units — mostly studios and one bedrooms.

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